A lotus

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A lotus

Postby Paul Davy » Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:30 am

Greetings,

A photo I took on the weekend in Shoreham on the Mornington Peninsula, in Victoria, Australia.

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Retro. :)
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Re: A lotus

Postby Placid-pool » Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:59 am

Oh isn't that lovely! We have them over here but they are the button yellow variety and not quite as spectacular .... but their name , nenuphar, has always entranced me.

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Re: A lotus

Postby Element » Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:11 am

Greeting Retro,

I looks like one of those places where the gandhabbas dwell. :namaste:

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Re: A lotus

Postby Ben » Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:22 am

Hi Retro

Nice shot!
I hope you and your young son didn't get lost in the maze!
Cheers

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Re: A lotus

Postby genkaku » Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:00 pm

A beauty! Thanks.

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Re: A lotus

Postby bodom » Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:18 pm

Thats awesome! Thanks for posting it.

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Re: A lotus

Postby Aloka » Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:33 pm

What a beautiful photo, Retro! May I add it to my pictures collection?

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Re: A lotus

Postby Paul Davy » Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:44 pm

Greetings,

Dazzlebling wrote:What a beautiful photo, Retro! May I add it to my pictures collection?


Sure. It's actually a scaled down version only 25% the width and 25% the length of the original. If you want the original, just message me your e-mail address.

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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: A lotus

Postby Aloka » Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:49 pm

I think the original would be too big for my lotus picture collection, this size is just fine, thanks ever so much.

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Re: A lotus

Postby piper » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:38 pm

Nice one, Retro!

I took this shot at the LA Japanese Gardens last summer. Looks like a different kind.

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Re: A lotus

Postby Placid-pool » Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:38 pm

That's gorgeous too. How lovely

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Re: A lotus

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:12 pm

Pretty! Thanks Piper & Retro :namaste:

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Re: A lotus

Postby Aloka » Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:57 pm

Is it ok if I add your photo to my picture collection of lotuses, please, Piper?


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Re: A lotus

Postby piper » Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:17 pm

Be my guest, Dazzlebling. :)

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Re: A lotus

Postby Aloka » Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:37 am

Thank you very much, Piper.


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